Sweden, Västmanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
Sverige, Västmanland, Kyrkoböcker Register  
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Sverige, Västmanland Kyrkoböcker Register  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The collection consists of church records from the county of Västmanland. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths and also images of clerical surveys, registers of birth, marriage, death, move-in and move-out lists, confirmations, church accounts, etc.
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The collection consists of church records from the county of Västmanland. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:
  
For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1978777 Browse].
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*Clerical surveys
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*Registers of birth, marriage, and death
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*Mmove-in and move-out lists
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*Confirmations
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*Church accounts
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1538 to 1901; index 1622 to 1860.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1978777 Browse] link from the collection landing page.  
  
{{Collection citation
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
| text =<!--bibdescbegin-->Church parishes. Sweden, Västmanland Church Records. National Archives of Sweden, Marieberg, Stockholm.<!--bibdescend-->}}
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections|Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
=== Record Content ===
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{{Collection citation | text= "Sweden, Vastmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Uppsala.}}
  
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran birth or christening or birth (Födde) records are:
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<br> [[Sweden, Västmanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg|thumb|right]]
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== Record History, Content and Use  ==
  
*Child’s name
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For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:
*Christening date
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*Sometimes the birth date
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*Parents’ names
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*Parents’ marital status
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*Parents’ residence
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*Fathers’ occupation
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*Sometimes the mother’s age
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*Witnesses and their residences
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage (Vigde) records are:
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*[[Sweden Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden Church Records, 1308 – 1940 Images Published on FamilySearch]]
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*[[Swedish Church Records|Swedish Church Records]]
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg|thumb|right]]
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
*Groom’s name
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Sweden, Västmanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional prblems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org.] Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
*Depending on the time period, the groom’s marital status, residence, and age
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*Bride’s name
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*Depending on the time period, the bride’s marital status, residence, and age
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*Witnesses and their residences
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death or burial (Döde) records are:
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== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections  ==
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg|thumb|right]]  
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*[[Sweden Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Name of the deceased
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*[[Sweden, Gotland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Death date
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*[[Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Burial date
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*[[Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Residence
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*[[Sweden, Halland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Occupation
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*[[Sweden, Jämtland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Age
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*[[Sweden, Jönköping Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Marital status and sometimes the spouse’s name
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*[[Sweden, Kalmar Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Sometimes other biographical notes
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*[[Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records (Inflyttnings and Utflyttnings) are:
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*[[Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Name of person moving
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*[[Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Former residence
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*[[Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*New residence
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*[[Sweden, Stockholm Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Residence
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*[[Sweden, Södermanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Occupation
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*[[Sweden, Uppsala Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Age
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*[[Sweden, Värmland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Sometimes marital status
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*[[Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical surveys (Husförhörslängd) are:
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*[[Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Örebro Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*Name of each member of the household
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*[[Sweden, Östergötland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Birth dates
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*[[Sweden Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*Birthplaces
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*[[Sweden Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*Residence
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*[[Sweden Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Occupation
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*Deaths within the year
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*Marriages within the year
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*Moves within the year (including where they moved to or from)  
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*Marital status
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*Relationships
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran church account registers (räkenskaper) are:
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*Name
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*Date
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*Residence within the parish
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*Amount paid
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*May give reason for payment
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== How to Use the Records ==
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For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: [[Swedish Church Records|Swedish Church Records]]  
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==== Choosing a Record to Search  ====
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The types of record books that are available are different for each parish. The following chart lists the types of records and the English translation.
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{| border="3"
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|-
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Swedish'''
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''English'''
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|-
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| Död- och begravningsböcker
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| Death and burial book
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| Flyttningslängder
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| Moving records
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| Inflyttningsattester
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| Moving in records
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| In och utflyttiningslängder
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| Moving in and out record
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|-
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| Utflyttiningslängder
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| Moving out record
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|-
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| Födelse och dopböcker
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| Birth and baptism or christening book
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| Födelse- och dopböcker Duplettserie
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| Birth and baptism or christening book double or second series
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|-
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| Församling
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| Parish or congregation
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| Husförhörslängd
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| Household examination record; also called clerical survey
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|-
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| kladdböcker
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| Draft copy of the church book
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|-
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| Lysning and vigselböcker
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| Banns and marriage book
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| Längder över nattvardsgäster (kommunionlängder)  
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| Communion book
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| Räkenskaper för kyrka
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| Records of accounts for the church
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| Signum
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| Record type
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|-
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| Socken
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| Parish
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| Vigselsdag
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| Marriage date
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| Volum och år
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| Volume and year
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|}
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==== Help with the Language  ====
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These records are in Swedish so you will need to be able to understand written Swedish. For help with reading the records, please see the following wiki articles:
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*[[Sweden: Language and Languages|Sweden: Language and Languages]]  
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|Swedish Genealogical Word List]]
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==== Online Courses  ====
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Online courses in reading Scandinavian Gothic handwriting are also&nbsp;available through the [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html FamilySearch Learning Center]. Select [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Scandinavia%22 Scandinavia] from the localities list on the left side of the main page.
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== Related Websites  ==
 
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].&nbsp;
  
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
 
*"Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index, 1622-1860," &nbsp;digital images, ''FamilySearch&nbsp;''&nbsp;(https://familysearch.org: accessed 14 March 2012),&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;Sura församling &gt; B I a Flyttningslängder &gt; 1, 1746-1784. Innehåller även dopbok, vigselbok och dödbok 1745-1774&nbsp;&gt; Image 22 of 84 images, p. 32, Brita, ar 1756. "Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860," FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org); from the National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 637 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
*"Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index, 1622-1860," &nbsp;digital images, ''FamilySearch&nbsp;''&nbsp;(https://familysearch.org: accessed 14 March 2012),&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp;Sura församling &gt; B I a Flyttningslängder &gt; 1, 1746-1784. Innehåller även dopbok, vigselbok och dödbok 1745-1774&nbsp;&gt; Image 22 of 84 images, p. 32, Brita, ar 1756. "Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860," FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org); from the National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 637 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].&nbsp;
 
  
 
[[Category:Swedish_Church_Records]] [[Category:Sweden|Västmanland]]
 
[[Category:Swedish_Church_Records]] [[Category:Sweden|Västmanland]]

Revision as of 21:43, 30 May 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Sverige, Västmanland Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Västmanland. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Mmove-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1538 to 1901; index 1622 to 1860.

For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Sweden, Vastmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Uppsala.


Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record History, Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional prblems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

  • "Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index, 1622-1860,"  digital images, FamilySearch  (https://familysearch.org: accessed 14 March 2012), > Sura församling > B I a Flyttningslängder > 1, 1746-1784. Innehåller även dopbok, vigselbok och dödbok 1745-1774 > Image 22 of 84 images, p. 32, Brita, ar 1756. "Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860," FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org); from the National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 637 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.